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Dec 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 290. Krista Bordelon, part 2 Baton Rouge activist. Baton Rouge activist and founder of Compassion Louisiana, which is an advocacy organization focused on community relations, awareness, and neighborhood development. It is entirely community organized, community led, and community funded.      With the intent of building a strong future for Louisiana, Compassion’s focus revolves around 13 goals for sustainable development. Those goals are: no poverty;...
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Dec 1, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast.      289. Krista Bordelon, part 1. Baton Rouge activist and founder of Compassion Louisiana, which is an advocacy organization focused on community relations, awareness, and neighborhood development. It is entirely community organized, community led, and community funded.      With the intent of building a strong future for Louisiana, Compassion’s focus revolves around 13 goals for sustainable development. Those goals are: no poverty; affordable and clean...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Krista Bordelon, Compassion Louisiana
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Nov 23, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Lamar White
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 288. Louisiana Anthology Krewe member Lamar White joins us to discuss the runoff and review the fall elections in Louisiana. He also gives us an update on his reporting of the Mississippi runoff. For more than eleven years, Lamar White, Jr. published CenLamar, one of Louisiana’s most acclaimed and well-known progressive blogs, attracting more than two million readers and repeatedly receiving recognition from national and international news organizations....
Topics: Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Louisiana Anthology, Lamar White, Louisiana elections, Mississippi...
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Nov 16, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 287. Earl Hampton writes books on the New Orleans streetcar history. While railroading is Earl's life's work, and model railroading is his hobby, streetcars are his passion. He is a published author, in 2010 and again in 2013 by Pelican Publishing. Streetcars of New Orleans 1964-Present is his first book, a dovetail book following Louis Hennick's Streetcars of New Orleans 1835-1965 . Earl's second book is Streetcar Guide to New Orleans , a tour book using New...
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Nov 10, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 286. We interview Candy Nugent of the Snyder Museum in Bastrop. Located on spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds, the 1929 brick home of Charles and Esther Snyder was developed into the Snyder Museum and Creative Arts Center by the members of the Morehouse Historical Society in 1972. In addition to the original home two other buildings are located on the property, the Carriage House and the Garden Room with adjacent patio. The Carriage House includes a...
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Nov 3, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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285. Part 2. Antoine Pierce. Baton Rouge activist. "I am a public servant who is passionate about the socioeconomic growth, development, and unity of my community." This week in Louisiana history. November 4, 1967. John McKeithen re-elected to his second consecutive term. This week in New Orleans history. Born on November 3, 1936  in New Orleans,  Earl John Robinson was a Major League Baseball outfielder who who played from 1958 to 1964 with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Antoine Pierce, Maude Caillat, Baton Rouge,...
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Oct 27, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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284. Lamar White joins us to discuss the fall elections in Louisiana. He also gives us an update on his project, The Bayou Brief . For more than eleven years, Lamar White, Jr. published CenLamar, one of Louisiana’s most acclaimed and well-known progressive blogs, attracting more than two million readers and repeatedly receiving recognition from national and international news organizations. The Bayou Brief expands the original scope of CenLamar to cover the entire state. For news that's both...
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Oct 26, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast. 283b. We interview Jessee Fleenor, candidate for the 5th Congressional District in Louisiana. Jessee is a farmer and familyman who believes in a new vision for Louisiana.  One that is inclusive, vibrant, dynamic, and achievable.   Born and raised on a family farm Jessee knows the value of hard-work and respect for the land but has seen too many of his neighbors fall behind, despite all their struggle and diligence.  Its time to reinvigorate the American Dream...
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Oct 20, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Lecture for Dr. Bruce R. Magee English 101 Proposal Essay Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/303/lectures/Week_01a--proposal--veal_calf.html
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Oct 20, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Part 1. Antoine Pierce . Baton Rouge activist. "I am a public servant who is passionate about the socioeconomic growth, development, and unity of my community. "I believe in a beautiful city with... consistent economic development technologically advanced modes of transportation an infrastructure that accommodates growth and addresses traffic congestion smoke free indoor air and pollution free outdoor air crime free communities workplaces with hiring practices that do not discriminate...
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Oct 13, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 283. Part 2. Kelly Jackson. Cane River Film Festival . Natchitoches has a long and intimate history with American cinema. The Cane River film festival represents the latest chapter in that history. We are as diverse as the community that we represent. Our mission is to showcase, nurture, and support the emerging creative student and independent filmmakers stories about and or filmed in Louisiana. We want to share their films with an audience, seek...
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Oct 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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281. Kelly Jackson. Cane River Film Festival . Natchitoches has a long and intimate history with American cinema. The Cane River film festival represents the latest chapter in that history. We are as diverse as the community that we represent. Our mission is to showcase, nurture, and support the emerging creative student and independent filmmakers stories about and or filmed in Louisiana. We want to share their films with an audience, seek opportunities for distribution and celebrate their...
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Sep 28, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 280. Part 2. Edward Branley. NOLA history guy. Edward Branley is a writer, teacher, historian, and computer nerd who lives in New Orleans. He graduated from the real Brother Martin High School. Edward dated several girls who attended the real St. Mary's Dominican High School, eventually marrying one of them. While he's yet to have Hassan's Collectibles and Curiosities deliver a dragon egg to the house, he can attest that seventeen-year olds attending Catholic...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Edward Branley, Ed Branley, The NOLA History Guy,...
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Sep 22, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Part 1. Edward Branley. NOLA history guy. Ed is a writer, teacher, historian, and computer nerd who lives in New Orleans. He graduated from the real Brother Martin High School. Edward dated several girls who attended the real St. Mary's Dominican High School, eventually marrying one of them. While he's yet to have Hassan's Collectibles and Curiosities deliver a dragon egg to the house, he can attest that seventeen-year olds attending Catholic school do act like The Trio do. Edward has two grown...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Antology Podcast, Edward Branley, New Orleans History Guy, New...
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Sep 14, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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278. Dedrick Handy, who started the Facebook group Black Lives Matter Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Black Lives Matter group started after the police shooting of Alton Sterling. Dedrick has started the Facebook group as a way of helping people communicate. This week in Louisiana history. September 15, 1699. Bienville bluffs the English and keeps them from exploring the Mississippi River. This week in New Orleans history. The Bensons Buy a Tower, September 15, 2009. Completed in 1989, the...
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Sep 8, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 277. Shirah Dedman, part 2. who made a documentary Uprooted , about the lynching of her great-grandfather Thomas William Miles, Sr. in Shreveport in 1912. Shirah Dedman is an activist, filmmaker, and attorney. From a high school dropout at 15-years-old to a licensed lawyer by the age of 23, she inexplicably found herself consistently un- and under-employed. So after her last layoff, she decided to relentlessly pursue her true passion: the intersection between...
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Sep 5, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee lectures Notes for this mp3 are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/101/lectures/05B--Classification--rough_draft/05B--Classification--rough_draft.html
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Aug 30, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 276. Shirah Dedman, part 1. who made a documentary Uprooted , about the lynching of her great-grandfather Thomas William Miles, Sr. in Shreveport in 1912. Shirah Dedman is an activist, filmmaker, and attorney. From a high school dropout at 15-years-old to a licensed lawyer by the age of 23, she inexplicably found herself consistently un- and under-employed. So after her last layoff, she decided to relentlessly pursue her true passion: the intersection between...
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Aug 25, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 275. Dawn D. Collins, MPA is an advocate, public official, and small business owner.  On March 5, 2016, she was elected to the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board with nearly 80% of the vote.  It was her first time being on a ballot. Dawn’s desire to empower families had led her into the world of grassroots organizing. She was drawn to President Obama’s message that community empowerment is a true vehicle of change. In 2008, she began work as a paid...
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Aug 17, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 274. Dawn Collins, part 1. Dawn is an advocate, public official, and small business owner.  On March 5, 2016, she was elected to the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board with nearly 80% of the vote. It was her first time being on a ballot. Dawn’s desire to empower families had led her into the world of grassroots organizing. She was drawn to President Obama’s message that community empowerment is a true vehicle of change. In 2008, she began work as a...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Dawn Collins, Louisiana Anthology, Baton Rouge school board, Louisiana...
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Aug 10, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 273. Kimberly Jochum Johnson, part 2. We talk to Kimberly Jochum Johnson about City Park and about her work as the Processing Archivist/ Records Analyst at the Archdiocese of New Orleans. City Park is as magical and unique as the city of New Orleans. The 1,300-acre outdoor oasis has enchanted New Orleanians since 1854, making it one of the nation’s oldest urban parks. Each year, millions of visitors stroll under the same historic oaks and picturesque moss...
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Aug 3, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 272. Part 1 of our interview with Kimberly Jochum Johnson about City Park and about her work as the Processing Archivist/ Records Analyst at the Archdiocese of New Orleans. City Park is as magical and unique as the city of New Orleans. The 1,300-acre outdoor oasis has enchanted New Orleanians since 1854, making it one of the nation’s oldest urban parks. Each year, millions of visitors stroll under the same historic oaks and picturesque moss canopies that...
Topics: Louisina Anthology Podcast, Kimberly Jochum Johnson, New Orleans City Park, Duelling oaks, duels,...
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Jul 27, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 270. Part 1 of our interview with Charlie Stephens, President of the High School Democrats of Louisiana. Charlie is a high school student at Lee High School in Baton Rouge. Charlie is not only a leader of the Louisiana High School Democrats at Lee High School; he is also the head of the organization for the whole state. Charlie recognizes that we have to regrow the Democratic Party from the ground up, and there's no better place to start than in school. This...
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Jul 20, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 270. Part 1 of our interview with Charlie Stephens, President of the High School Democrats of Louisiana. Charlie is a high school student at Lee High School in Baton Rouge. Charlie is not only a leader of the Louisiana High School Democrats at Lee High School; he is also the head of the organization for the whole state. Charlie recognizes that we have to regrow the Democratic Party from the ground up, and there's no better place to start than in school. This...
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Jul 19, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 269a Mimi Methvin, candidate for Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District. 2018
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Jul 13, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 268. Part 1 of our interview with filmmaker Langston A. Williams. Langston didn’t start off with a plan to make a social commentary as his master’s thesis film at the University of New Orleans. But the summer after Williams finished writing the screenplay for a horror short, a 37-year-old named Alton Sterling was shot by police officers in Baton Rouge. Williams discovered then that he had an entirely different screenplay in him – one about race, police...
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Jul 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 268. Langston A. Williams. New Orleans film maker. He's made Stay Woke . It's a social commentary on police brutality as experienced from different perspectives. This week in Louisiana history. July 7, 1912. Grabow 'Lumber War' shootout takes place near DeRidder, 3 killed, 37 wounded. This week in New Orleans history. Beginning in the mid-1930s, and for several years after, the Recreation Project of the WPA sponsored the "Summer Showers" program in...
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Jun 30, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 267. From the Code Noir to today, New Orleans has had a complicated racial history. Surveying the two centuries that preceded Jim Crow’s demise, Race and Education in New Orleans traces the course of the city’s education system from the colonial period to the start of school desegregation in 1960. This timely historical analysis reveals that public schools in New Orleans both suffered from and maintained the racial stratification that characterized urban...
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Jun 28, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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266a. We interview candidate Ryan Trundle about his campaign for the 4th Congressional District from Louisiana. This is Ryan's message: "I have been fighting for people and the environment my whole life as an activist, community organizer and volunteer. Most of the time against greedy politicians and the unethical corporations that control them. I am sick and tired of seeing my friends and family being taken advantage of while our elected officials do nothing or worse. It's time for the...
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Jun 22, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 266. Part 2 of our interview with Andy Gellis about his book, BigABigD's Jewish-Cajun Fusion . As a Jew living in South Louisiana, Andy is interested in both Jewish food and the local Cajun cooking. While there are big differences in the two food cultures, there are some interesting similarities. Andy's book also reflects his interest in blending these two traditions to form a new cuisine. We also talk to Andy about eating kosher, about New York Jewish delis,...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Andy Gellis, Jewish Cajun cuisine, Jewish Cajun...
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Jun 15, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Part 1 of our interview with Andy Gellis about his book, BigABigD's Jewish-Cajun Fusion . As a Jew living in South Louisiana, Andy is interested in both Jewish food and the local Cajun cooking. While there are big differences in the two food cultures, there are some interesting similarities. Andy's book also reflects his interest in blending these two traditions to form a new cuisine. We also talk to Andy about eating kosher, about New York Jewish delis, and Jewish food in the Old World. This...
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Jun 8, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 264. Part 2 of our interview with Mark Broyard. Mark is descended from a long line of artisans and craftsmen who have plied their trade in New Orleans and Los Angeles. His mother's father was a furniture maker in the Vieux Carree.  His own father was a third generation bricklayer as well as a building contractor.  Mark cites these influences as being the strongest on his work. Mark and Roger Guenveur Smith have a two-man show, Inside the Creole Mafia , a...
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Jun 1, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 263. Mark Broyard, part 1. Inside the Creole Mafia . Mark Broyard is descended from a long line of artisans and craftsmen who have plied their trade in New Orleans and Los Angeles. His mother's father was a furniture maker in the Vieux Carree.  His own father was a third generation bricklayer as well as a building contractor.  Mark cites these influences as being the strongest on his work. Mark and Roger Guenveur Smith have a two-man show, Inside the Creole...
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May 25, 2018 Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Lamar White, CenLamar, Bayou Brief
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 262. 5th anniversary episode. Lamar White -- Kagro edition. This week in Louisiana history. May 26, 1865 Civil War finally ends in La. as Army of Trans-Miss. surrenders in New Orleans. This week in New Orleans history. A most appropriate photograph to share on Memorial Day, this one from the New Orleans Public Library captures soldiers from the various camps in Louisiana and Mississippi who came to New Orleans for brief periods of weekend leaves and are shown...
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May 18, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 261. We talk to Karen Celestan about her book, Freedom's Dance , which covers social aid and pleasure clubs, along with second line parades. In this book, the powerful images of noted photographer Eric Waters are paired with a collection of essays by cultural leaders to offer the first complete look at the Social, Aid and Pleasure Club (SAPC) parade culture in New Orleans. Ranging from ideological approaches to the contributions of musicians, development...
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May 11, 2018 Bruce R.Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 260. Part 2 of our interview with Joseph Makkos. For years, Joseph salvaged letterpresses and boxes of rare type from local print shops. He was trawling through Craigslist one day in 2013 when he came upon an ad for a “historic newspaper collection.” Hours later, he had become the proud owner of a Times-Picayune archive from 1885 up to 1930, a collection carefully preserved in some 30,000 airtight tubes. Inspired by other print conservation efforts,...
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May 5, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Joseph Makkos 1. Newspaper archive. For years, Joseph Makkos salvaged letterpresses and boxes of rare type from local print shops. He was trawling through Craigslist one day in 2013 when he came upon an ad for a “historic newspaper collection.” Hours later, he had become the proud owner of a Times-Picayune archive from 1885 up to 1930, a collection carefully preserved in some 30,000 airtight tubes. Inspired by other print conservation efforts, Makkos launched New Orleans DNA to not only...
Topics: Louisiana Anthology, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Joseph Makkos, New Orleans Times Picayune
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Apr 30, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 9B Hebrews Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/09b--Hebrews/09b--hebrews.html
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Apr 27, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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258. Charles Lane. The Colfax Massacre. The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre and the Betrayal of Reconstruction . Here is the epic tale of the Colfax Massacre, the mass murder of more than sixty black men on Easter Sunday 1873 that propelled a small Louisiana town into the center of the nation’s consciousness. This week in Louisiana history. April 28, 1761. Gov. Jacques Pilippe, born in Jefferson Parish. This week in New Orleans history. On Saturday, April 30, 1803, the Louisiana...
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Apr 22, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 9a Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/09a--Romans/09a--romans.html
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Apr 20, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 257. Mark Bologna, part 2, host of the Beyond Bourbon Street Podcast. We were excited to find another podcast with a similar focus to ours. "My name is Mark Bologna and I’ll be your guide on this journey. I was born and raised in New Orleans, and specifically in Gentilly, a neighborhood just down the road from Lake Pontchartrain in the heart of the city. I love my hometown and can’t wait to share it with you!" Mark would like to hear from you...
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Apr 16, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 8A Acts Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/08a--Acts/08a--acts.html
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Apr 13, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 256. Mark Bologna, part 1, host of the Beyond Bourbon Street podcast. We were excited to find another podcast with a similar focus to ours. "My name is Mark Bologna and I’ll be your guide on this journey. I was born and raised in New Orleans, and specifically in Gentilly, a neighborhood just down the road from Lake Pontchartrain in the heart of the city. I love my hometown and can’t wait to share it with you!" Mark would like to hear from you...
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Apr 12, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 7B Luke Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/07b--Luke/07b--luke.html
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Apr 7, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 7A John Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/07a--John/07a--john.html
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Apr 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 255. Pamela Tyler, part 2. Women's Suffrage. In Silk Stockings & Ballot Boxes, Pamela Tyler examines the activities of organized upper- and middle-class women in New Orleans in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on their behavior in the political arena. Tyler traces the path of women's political activities, from their indirect political influence and women's clubs, to their direct integration into the larger political process. In her narrative, she...
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Apr 2, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 6B Matthew Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/06b--Matthew/06b--matthew.html
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Mar 30, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 254. Women's History. Pamela Tyler 1. Women's suffrage. In Silk Stockings & Ballot Boxes, Pamela Tyler examines the activities of organized upper- and middle-class women in New Orleans in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on their behavior in the political arena. Tyler traces the path of women's political activities, from their indirect political influence and women's clubs, to their direct integration into the larger political process. In her...
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Mar 28, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University English Dept English 452. Bible as Literature Mark -- lecture for the notes posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/06a--Mark/06a--mark.html
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Mar 27, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Louisiana Tech University English Deptarment Bruce R. Magee English 452 Bible as Literature Lecture 5B New Testament timeline Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/05b--NT_canon/05B--timeline.html
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Mar 25, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University English Dept English 452. Bible as Literature lecture for the notes posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/05b--NT_canon/05B--canon.html
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Mar 23, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 252. Women's History. Melanie Oubre, part 2. Emerge Louisiana recruits and trains women to run for office. Emerge Louisiana launched in 2017 as the premier campaign-training program for Democratic women in the state. Emerge inspires women to run for public office, and hones their skills to win. Our goal is clear: to increase the number of Democratic women in all levels of public office throughout the state. Emerge Louisiana is one of 23 other state...
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Mar 21, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Dr. Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University English Dept. English 452. Bible as Literature The lecture for the notes posted here. http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/05a--Daniel_etc/05A--Daniel.html
Topic: Daniel Baruch 1 Esdras Daniel Apocrapha Epistle of Jeremiah
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Mar 18, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech English Dept English 452 Bible as literature Isaiah lecture notes are posted here
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Mar 16, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 252. March 17, 2018. Women's History. Melanie Oubre, part 1. Emerge Louisiana recruits and trains women to run for office. Emerge Louisiana launched in 2017 as the premier campaign-training program for Democratic women in the state. Emerge inspires women to run for public office, and hones their skills to win. Our goal is clear: to increase the number of Democratic women in all levels of public office throughout the state. Emerge Louisiana is one of 23...
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Mar 9, 2018 Bruce R. Magee, Kerr Magee, and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 251. Women's History. Our interview with Michelle Erenberg. Michelle cofounded Lift Louisiana to advocate for reproductive rights. She has worked as a policy advocate, community organizer, and coalition coordinator for more than a decade. Her past work experience includes community organizing for Planned Parenthood in New Orleans, coordinating a diverse coalition of environmental, community and faith-based organizations across the Gulf Coast in response to...
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Mar 7, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University English 452. The Bible as Literature Notes are posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/03B--proverbs--eccles--daniel/03B--proverbs.html
Topics: Louisiana Tech, Bible as Literature, English Department
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Mar 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University Bible versions lecture. Notes are posted here. http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/02A--Exodus/02A--bible_versions.html
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Mar 4, 2018 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech University English 452 Bible as Literature Notes for this lecture. http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/452/lectures/01B--Canon/01B--canon.html
Topics: The Hebrew Canon, Louisiana Tech University, Bible as Literature
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Mar 2, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 250. Women's History Month. Part 2 of our interview with Lisa Walker and Reilly Sullivan, who join us to talk about Alice Dunbar Nelson. Poet, essayist, diarist, and activist Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to mixed-race parents. Her African American, Anglo, Native American, and Creole heritage contributed to her complex understandings of gender, race, and ethnicity, subjects she often addressed in her work. Her first book,...
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Feb 23, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 249. Black History Month. Part 1 of our interview with Lisa Walker and Reilly Sullivan, who join us to talk about Alice Dunbar Nelson. Poet, essayist, diarist, and activist Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to mixed-race parents. Her African American, Anglo, Native American, and Creole heritage contributed to her complex understandings of gender, race, and ethnicity, subjects she often addressed in her work. Her first book, Violets...
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Feb 16, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 248. Black History. Jeremy Simien , part 2. Jeremy studies the history of Louisiana's Free People of Color. He has also gathered a large collection of their personal possessions, especially pictures and portraits. Les gens de couleur libres were people of variant degrees of African descent who were either born free, liberated, or purchased their own freedom during the antebellum period. In their height, these people of African descent accounted for 1/5th of...
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Feb 9, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 247. Black History Month. Jeremy Simien , part 1. Jeremy studies the history of Louisiana's Free People of Color. He has also gathered a large collection of their personal possessions, especially pictures and portraits. Les gens de couleur libres were people of variant degrees of African descent who were either born free, liberated, or purchased their own freedom during the antebellum period. In their height, these people of African descent accounted for...
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Feb 2, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 245. Part 1 of our interview with David Cappello about his book  The People's Grocer: John G. Schwegmann, New Orleans, and the Making of the Modern Retail World . The People’s Grocer  is a business-based biography of John G. Schwegmann, founder of a legendary New Orleans’ supermarket chain and the most innovative and courageous retailer of the postwar era. Virtually unrecognized in retail history, visionary Schwegmann pioneered the modern big-box...
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Jan 26, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 245. David Cappello. The People's Grocer : John G. Schwegmann, New Orleans, and the Making of the Modern Retail World . The People’s Grocer  is a business-based biography of John G. Schwegmann, founder of a legendary New Orleans’ supermarket chain and the most innovative and courageous retailer of the postwar era. Virtually unrecognized in retail history, visionary Schwegmann pioneered the modern big-box concept. Even more important, his 1951 Supreme...
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Jan 19, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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244. Interview with Pearson Cross. Pearson served as Head of the Political Science Department at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from 2009 to 2014, and as Chair of the Council of Department Heads from 2012 to 2014. He is now Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. His principal areas of teaching are State and Local politics, Southern and Louisiana politics, and Religion and politics. He is a frequent commentator on political issues at the national, state and local level. Dr....
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Jan 12, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 243. Part 1 of our interview with Steven Rowan. Steven talks to us about two works with the same title: Mysteries of New Orleans , one written by Baron von Reizenstein in German and the other by Charles Testut in French. Steven has generously allowed the Louisiana Anthology to add his translation of Testut's books to our site, along with a chapter from Reizenstein on lesbian love in New Orleans, the earliest work on explicit homosexuality in Louisiana...
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Jan 6, 2018 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 242.  Part 1 of our interview with Steven Rowan. Steven talks to us about two works with the same title: Mysteries of New Orleans , one written by Baron von Reizenstein in German and the other by Charles Testut in French. Steven has generously allowed the Louisiana Anthology to add his translation of Testut's books to our site, along with a chapter from Reizenstein on lesbian love in New Orleans, the earliest work on explicit homosexuality in Louisiana...
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Dec 29, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 241. December 30, 2017. Heather Nathans tells us about Jewish dramas in the 19th century, especially as they relate to New Orleans drama. Her primary areas of scholarly interest include American theatre and drama, African American theatre, Jewish American theatre, musical theatre, 17th and 18th century French theatre, theatre historiography, English Restoration drama, and directing. This week in Louisiana history. December 30, 1791. Gov. Carondelet takes...
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Dec 22, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 240. Jack Bedell, part 2.  Poet Laureate. Bedell has written nine books of poetry, and teaches creative writing to Southeastern students. He is a native of the Houma-Thibodaux area and joined the Southeastern faculty in 1992. In addition to teaching, he is editor of “Louisiana Literature,” a literary journal published by Southeastern, and serves as director of Louisiana Literature Press. This week in Louisiana history. December 23, 1794. St. Louis...
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Dec 15, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 239. Jack Bedell, part 1.  New Poet Laureate. Bedell has written nine books of poetry, and teaches creative writing to Southeastern students. He is a native of the Houma-Thibodaux area and joined the Southeastern faculty in 1992. In addition to teaching, he is editor of “Louisiana Literature,” a literary journal published by Southeastern, and serves as director of Louisiana Literature Press. This week in Louisiana history. December 16, 1935. Huey P....
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Dec 8, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 238. Omar el Akkad, part 2. Omar el Akkad, part 1. American War is the first novel by Canadian-Egyptian journalist Omar El Akkad. It is set in a near-future United States of America ravaged by climate change in which a second Civil War has broken out over the use of fossil fuels. The story is told by Benjamin Chestnut about his aunt Sarat, and is told through narrative chapters interspersed with fictional primary documents collected by the narrator. This week...
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Dec 1, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stehen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 237. Omar el Akkad, part 1. American War is the first novel by Canadian-Egyptian journalist Omar El Akkad. It is set in a near-future United States of America ravaged by climate change in which a second Civil War has broken out over the use of fossil fuels. The story is told by Benjamin Chestnut about his aunt Sarat, and is told through narrative chapters interspersed with fictional primary documents collected by the narrator. This week in Louisiana history....
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Nov 24, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 236. Matt Karp. This Vast Southern Empire . For pro slavery leaders like John C. Calhoun and Jefferson Davis, the nineteenth-century world was torn between two hostile forces: a rising movement against bondage, and an Atlantic plantation system that was larger and more productive than ever before. In this great struggle, southern statesmen saw the United States as slavery’s most powerful champion. Overcoming traditional qualms about a strong central...
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Nov 19, 2017 Bruce R. Magee
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The Louisiana Anthology Aislinn Kerchaert "Thanksgiving in New Orleans." thanksgiving in the land of perpetual feasting, abundance decking galleries in the form of filligree, as precarious wandering vines humming to the invisible combined harmonies of multiple brass bands, hollering autumnal haunts under the glowering misstress moon, who sheds her light and her forgivings into the cascading ripples of the mississippi — forgiving the land, forgiving the ghosts, forgiving the gifts...
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Nov 17, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 235 Johnette Downing, part 2. Johnette Downing is a New Orleans multi-award winning musician, singer and author presenting Louisiana Roots concerts and author visits for children, as well as keynotes and workshops for educators globally. Dedicated to celebrating childhood, nurturing cultural exchanges and fostering literacy through her music and books, Johnette has performed in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, North America and the...
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Nov 17, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 235. Johnette Downing, part 2. Johnette Downing is a New Orleans multi-award winning musician, singer and author presenting Louisiana Roots concerts and author visits for children, as well as keynotes and workshops for educators globally. Dedicated to celebrating childhood, nurturing cultural exchanges and fostering literacy through her music and books, Johnette has performed in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, North America and the...
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Nov 9, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 234. November 11, 2017. Johnette Downing, part 1. Johnette Downing is a New Orleans multi-award winning musician, singer and author presenting Louisiana Roots concerts and author visits for children, as well as keynotes and workshops for educators globally. Dedicated to celebrating childhood, nurturing cultural exchanges and fostering literacy through her music and books, Johnette has performed in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, North...
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Nov 3, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Part 2 of our interview of Jeroen Dewulf. Jeroen has a new book about New Orleans, From the Kingdom of Kongo to Congo Square: Kongo Dances and the Origins of the Mardi Gras Indians . Jeroen presents a provocatively new interpretation of one of New Orleans’s most enigmatic traditions—the Mardi Gras Indians. By interpreting the tradition in an Atlantic context, Dewulf traces the “black Indians” back to the ancient Kingdom of Kongo and its war dance known as sangamento . Enslaved Kongolese...
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Oct 27, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 232. Part 1 of our interview of Jeroen Dewulf. Jeroen has a new book about New Orleans, From the Kingdom of Kongo to Congo Square: Kongo Dances and the Origins of the Mardi Gras Indians . Jeroen presents a provocatively new interpretation of one of New Orleans’s most enigmatic traditions—the Mardi Gras Indians. By interpreting the tradition in an Atlantic context, Dewulf traces the “black Indians” back to the ancient Kingdom of Kongo and its war dance...
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Oct 21, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 231. Lamar White joins us to discuss the fall elections in Louisiana. He also gives us an update on his new project, The Bayou Brief . This week in Louisiana history. October 22, 1971. 'Coozan' Dudley "HADACOL" LeBlanc died in Abbeville. This week in New Orleans history. A letter from His Majesty, regarding the transfer of the Ursuline Nuns to Havana, was read at a meeting of the Cabildo on October 21, 1777, and it was agreed to comply with the...
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Oct 14, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 230. Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, and emigrated to the United States in 1966. He is the author of numerous books: poems, novels, and essays. He founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books and Ideas . He was a regular commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered . He taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore, and Louisiana State University. This week in Louisiana history. October 15,...
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Oct 13, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast 230. Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, and emigrated to the United States in 1966. He is the author of numerous books: poems, novels, and essays. He founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books and Ideas . He was a regular commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered . He taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore, and Louisiana State University. This week in Louisiana history. October 15, 1802....
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Oct 7, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 229. Richard Campanella. Bourbon Street: A History . New Orleans is a city of many storied streets, but only one conjures up as much unbridled passion as it does fervent hatred, simultaneously polarizing the public while drawing millions of visitors a year. A fascinating investigation into the mile-long urban space that is Bourbon Street, Richard Campanella's comprehensive cultural history spans from the street's inception during the colonial period through...
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Sep 29, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 228. Chris Trew, New Orleans comedian.  Chris Trew is a nationally touring comedian, rapper, actor, improv teacher and professional wrestling manager. He’s performed at tons of comedy festivals and is a founding member of The New Movement, owners and operators of comedy training centers and theater in Austin and New Orleans. This week in Louisiana history. September 30, 1764. D'Abbadie acknowledges receipt of transfer of colony from French to Spanish. This...
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Sep 23, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 227. Our interview with Fatima Shaik. Fatima is an American writer of children’s and adult literature, and former journalist. Her literature explores the human spirit and the intersection of cultures, notably themes of family, community, and justice. Publishers Weekly described her as “knowledgeable and perceptive.” Her work across genres reflects her career as a journalist and fiction writer to use a variety of literary forms in order to explore...
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Sep 16, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 226. Anne Butler is a native of St. Francisville and operates a bed and breakfast at the Butler Greenwood Plantation, which has been in her family since the 1790s. Motivated by her love of culture, she has reached a wide audience through articles published in the Los Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orl eans Magazine , and Country Road . She is also the author of Pelican's Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook , Bayou Plantation Country Cookbook, Acadian...
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Sep 11, 2017 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee English 469/569 Graphics in Technical Writing Lecture to notes posted here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/469-569/lectures/01b.html
Topics: English, Technical Writing, Graphics in Technical Writing
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Sep 9, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 225. Kent Wascom, part 2. The Blood of Heaven and Secessia . These are historical novels following a family from the Florida Parishes. They follow the adventures of Angel Woolsack, the son of a frontier Baptist preacher, and his descendants against the backdrop of Louisiana history This week in Louisiana history. September 10, 1935. Gov. Huey P. Long dies after assasination. This week in New Orleans history. Hurricane Betsy was the first tropical cyclone in...
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Sep 4, 2017 Bruce R. Magee
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Bruce R. Magee Louisiana Tech Univeristy Lecture for Ethics in Technical Communication The notes for this lecture are here: http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/460-560--ethics/lectures/01a--ethics_intro.html
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Sep 2, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 224. Kent Wascom, part 1. The Blood of Heaven and Secessia . These are historical novels following a family from the Florida Parishes. They follow the adventures of Angel Woolsack, the son of a frontier Baptist preacher, and his descendants against the backdrop of Louisiana history This week in Louisiana history.  September 2, 1772. The 'El Principe de Orange' "was struck by a hurricane...and wrecked at the entrance of the Mississippi River, where she...
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Aug 26, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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We interview Tanya Erzen about her book God in Captivity , focusing on religion in Louisiana prisons and jails. It is by now well known that the United States’ incarceration rate is the highest in the world. What is not broadly understood is how cash-strapped and overcrowded state and federal prisons are increasingly relying on religious organizations to provide educational and mental health services and to help maintain order. And these religious organizations are overwhelmingly run by...
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Aug 19, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 222. We interview Tim Reid, star of Frank's Place and Treme . Both series were groundbreaking in their approach, and both were unusual in their efforts to portray New Orleans accurately. Tim Reid was in the cast of both of these extraordinary series.         Also, part 2 of our interview with Jason Hackworth on neoliberalism and the Christian response to Katrina. His book Faith Based explores how the Religious Right has supported neoliberalism in the...
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Aug 12, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 221. Part 1 of our interview with Jason Hackworth on neoliberalism and the Christian response to Katrina. His book Faith Based explores how the Religious Right has supported neoliberalism in the United States, bringing a particular focus to welfare—an arena where conservative Protestant politics and neoliberal economic ideas come together most clearly. Through case studies of gospel rescue missions, Habitat for Humanity, and religious charities in...
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Aug 5, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 220. Joseph Dunn, part 2. French scholar and activist. He calls French, Spanish, Creole, and Native American languages "heritage" languages and works to preserve them and spread them in Louisiana culture. This week in Louisiana history. August 6, 2016. Famous New Orleans jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain died today. This week in New Orleans history. On August 5, 2011, a federal jury in New Orleans convicted five police officers of myriad charges...
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Jul 29, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 219. Joseph Dunn. French scholar and activist. He calls French, Spanish, Creole, and Native American languages "heritage" languages and works to preserve them and spread them in Louisiana culture. This week in Louisiana history. July 30, 1812. William Charles Cole Claiborne becomes the 1st Governor of Louisiana. This week in New Orleans history. The Carondelet streetcar began its run on July 29, 1866.  This uptown line ran on its namesake street...
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Jul 21, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Episode 218. Part 2 of our interview with Jack McGuire about Earl Long. Jack's new book Win the Race or Die Trying: Uncle Earl's Last Hurrah tells the story of the last year of Long's life and the campaign that he waged and won by sheer force of will. He won the election (and a sizable bet he placed on it) but was dead in just over a week. Win the Race or Die Trying captures the essence of Earl Long by chronicling the desperate, death-defying campaign he waged to...
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Jul 15, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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The Louisiana Anthology Podcast Episode 217. Jack McGuire on Earl Long, part 1. Jack's new book Win the Race or Die Trying tells the story of the last year of Long's life and the campaign that he waged and won by sheer force of will. He won the election (and a sizable bet he placed on it) but was dead in just over a week. Win the Race or Die Trying captures the essence of Earl Long by chronicling the desperate, death-defying campaign he waged to redefine his legacy. This week in Louisiana...
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Jul 8, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast. Episode 216. Sam Hyde. Florida Parishes. Sam is a history professor at Southeastern Louisiana University who specializes in Louisiana history, especially the Florida Parishes and West Florida. Pistols and Politics: The Dilemma of Democracy in Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1810-1899 .  A Fierce and Fractious Frontier: The Curious Development of Louisiana's Florida Parishes , 1699-2000, This week in Louisiana history. July 9, 1706. Iberville died of Yellow Fever....
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Jul 1, 2017 Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne
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Louisiana Anthology Podcast. Episode 215. Katherine Bentley Jeffrey. Two Civil Wars: The Curious Shared Journal of a Baton Rouge School Girl and a Sailor on the USS Essex. Two Civil Wars is both an edition of an unusual Civil War–era double journal and a narrative about the two writers who composed its contents. The initial journal entries were written by thirteen-year-old Celeste Repp while a student at St. Mary’s Academy, Immediately following Celeste's prettily decorated pages a new...
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